The candidate will resolve non-complex Enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy. Will execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly. Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case. Identify potential risks, defenses, individual liability and Principal Considerations. Effectively negotiate settlements, demonstra... read more
The candidate reporting to the President and CEO, and serving as an integral member of the Executive Team, will be chief legal advisor, responsible for overseeing its legal affairs, including its in-house Compliance functions, policy initiatives, and real estate projects. Be knowledgeable about and anticipate legislative and regulatory changes affecting the organization, especially industry-specific issues (tax-exempt organizations), employment law, corpora... read more
Staff Attorney-Survivor Services
The candidate will represent clients who have been victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, and other specific crimes, in matters before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in immigration court removal proceedings, appeals before the BIA and federal courts, and before the U.S. Department of State. The attorney will conduct outreach to immigrant communities to identify immigrant victims of crime and to provide informa... read more
The intern will assist staff attorneys in providing legal representation to clients on Social Security, public entitlements, housing, family, and other civil matters. Law students are considered.
Administrative Support to QA Director and General Counsel
The candidate will conduct file reviews at program sites in Pennsylvania and Delaware to ensure compliance with all contractual, regulatory and legal requirements, to ascertain timeliness and quality documentation. Assist with Development of staff training toward the continuing improvement of the quality of services rendered to clients and foster parents. Provide administrative support. Should have a Bachelor's Degr...
The candidate serves the unit in a confidential capacity performing secretarial and clerical duties involving the application of standard office practices. Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must type 50+ WPM with proficiency and accuracy. Must be proficient in English grammar and spelling. High School Diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. Should have 2+ years of legal secretarial experience. Bilingual ...
The candidate should have admission to the Bar preferred. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam. Preferably should have 2 to 5 years’ experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Ability to relate positively to low-income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.
The candidate will provide the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. Will also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach and community legal education. Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam. 2-5 years’ experience preferred. Biling...
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The students will join an organization that provides free legal services statewide to people with HIV/AIDS and others affected by the epidemic; educates the public about AIDS-related legal issues; and works at local, state and national levels to achieve fair laws and policies.
Areas of Law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Breaches of Confidentiality, Discriminatio...
The students will join an organization that provides access migrants and asylum seekers access to legal services and information. Opportunities are available for students to work with legal staff and administration. Will assist with language support, administrative assistance and other special projects.
Areas of Law: Immigration and Naturalization, Defenses from Removal/Deportation, with an emphasis on asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the...
Consumer Watchdog Advocate
The candidate will uncover unsafe products, unfair practices, or exploitative policies that leave consumers vulnerable in the marketplace. Will be responsible for campaign development, media outreach, coalition-building, advocacy, and coordinating among state affiliates; fundraising; as well as staff recruitment and development. Serve as the spokesperson for campaigns through media events, press releases and opinion writing. Keep abreast of consu...
Voter Contact Field Director
The candidate will coordinate with national and state partners, including America Votes, to create a plan for voter contact field offices. Recruit and oversee a team of office directors and regional directors to run the field campaign. Manage budgets and field product for up to 30 voter contact field offices. Use polling and focus group data along with the best, scientifically-tested techniques for persuading and motivating eligible voters to c...
The candidate will manage site-based non-partisan voter registration campaigns in communities of color across the country. Will manage a team of entry-level canvass directors based in 4-5 offices spread across one or multiple states. Work with directors to hit goals and comply with federal and state voter registration laws. Work with them individually over the phone, through in-person site visits, by holding regional trainings, and by organizing webinars ...
Duties: Responsible for interviewing potential clients on a rotating basis with other unit members, providing advice and representation to the unit’s clients as well as maintaining a large number of client files, under the supervision of attorneys in the unit. Working remotely and all intake and client work is done by phone. However when the office re-opens, intake and client work will be done in person as well as by phone. Provide representation at administ... read more
The Candidate will be responsible for Inputs and updates Legal Files database with case, Court, task and calendaring information to ensure trial lawyers and management are prepared for, and meet all deadlines for, all discovery and Court events. Types pleadings, correspondence, memos, board resolutions, contracts, staff summaries and other legal documents. Schedules meetings/appointments, maintains diaries of deadlines and daily calendar for attorneys and/... read more
The candidate must be Law school graduate, licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania or currently studying for the Pennsylvania bar exam. Should have demonstrated commitment to public interest law and to the mission and goals of the ACLU. Must have excellent research skills and writing ability. Should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with lawyers and clients from a wide range of backgrounds. read more